Deputy employee scheduling and shift worker assistant explains GDPR

Posted on: April 21, 2018 | Categories: Compliance scheduling StaffRosters Blog Time & Attendance

Deputy recently like all cloud software solutions put out a statement regarding the upcoming changes due to the GDPR.

At Deputy it’s our mission to improve the lives of shift workers, globally.

To help us achieve this mission, and in preparation for new EU data protection laws, we’ve updated our Privacy Policy, Subscription Agreement and internal processes.

These updates ensure we are compliant with the new European laws (known as the General Data Protection Regulations, or GDPR), and give you more transparency and control over how we deal with your personal information.

To keep you informed, we’ve addressed a few common questions about the GDPR below:

What is the GDPR?
The GDPR is a comprehensive data protection law that replaces existing European privacy laws and strengthens the protection of personal data in an increasingly data driven world. The GDPR is enforceable in each EU member state and gives individuals greater control over their personal data.

Why does it matter now?
The GDPR comes into effect on 25 May 2018. We’re updating our processes, systems and policies now to make sure we’re fully prepared.

What is personal data?
Any information related to a natural person (individual) that can be used to directly or indirectly identify the person. It can be anything from a name, a photo, an email address, bank details, posts on social networking websites, medical information, or a computer IP address.

Who does it affect?
The GDPR applies to any organisation that processes personal data of EU individuals, regardless of whether the organisation has a physical presence in the EU. For Deputy customers, that’s any organisation with one or more employees in the EU.

What do I need to do?
Our new Privacy Policy and Subscription Agreements will go into effect from today. Please read the updated Subscription Agreement and Privacy Policy and make sure you familiarise yourself with their contents.

If you’d like to learn more about the GDPR and the changes we’re making, we’ve created an FAQ’s page. Read the FAQ’s here.

Thanks,
The Deputy team.

 

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Time & People announced Deputy partner of the year 2017

I was shocked to receive the partner of the year award for Deputy on the eve of Xerocon 2017. At an event held for Deputy partners in Melbourne the night before Xerocon Deputy introduced Servicem8 as a new integration partner and also announced emerging partner of the year along with partner of the year.

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I was extremely proud to see Time & People rewarded for many years of work with Deputy winning Partner of the year 2017. The award was presented by Kristin Harris with around 150 partners in the room including Apple. I was asked what I thought about winning the award and commented…“I was so pleased to receive Deputy Partner of the year 2017 for Time & People. Deputy has made it very easy to satisfy our customers over the past 5 years, as it is such an awesome product. Every month another feature comes out taking Deputy to the next level, making it even easier for customers to select Deputy over the competition. It is no wonder Deputy now exceeds 40,000 customers globally.”

Time & People have supplied people management and compliance solutions to organisations globally to assist with the presence and compliance of visitors, contractors, and employees. Recent customers include ….

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Want to know how Time & People can assist you in your organisation with compliance or configuration of your Deputy application, please call 1300 800 077 or book in a 15 minute call with our booking calendar link below
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Workplace compliance – How do you manage your scheduled employees compliance?

Deputy has had for a long time the ability to record skills/qualifications against an individual however Deputy lacked any real compliance by having no checks and balances against the qualification entered into the system.

We now have a game changer…..Deputy now includes the ability to not only register the skill/qualification you can now enter details around the qualification including expiry dates so you can be notified.

 

So, what’s new exactly?

  • Manage Expiry – Set expiry dates so you manage training that requires renewal. Also, if training expires, Deputy will automatically warn you
  • Upload a File – Keep full documentation/photo/certificate of all your training. So if you are ever audited, it’s there in a few clicks!
  • Enter a Comment – Leave a quick note to provide additional information about your training requirements


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To help with the new elements in training, we’ve also introduced new icons to keep you aware
Here’s what each of them mean:

The ‘ticked’ icon means that the training requirement is still valid, and has not yet expired.

The ‘paper clip’ icon indicates that there’s a file uploaded for this training requirement.

The ‘speech bubble’ icon means that there’s comment attached to this training requirement.

The ‘warning’ icon means that the current training module has already expired.

How does it work?

Start by editing your employee’s profile and scrolling to the Job Information section. Then, add a training requirement and click on the ‘Edit’ icon to add further details.

Watch how easy this is to set up

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How can I get better employee and contractor compliance on sign in

While many customers are loving Deputy we are getting asked more frequently for the ability to manage the compliance of individuals including employees and contractors. If you’re managing employees and contractors compliance manually you may want to consider integrating Deputy with a compliance management system like WhosOnLocation.

Allow employees, visitors and contractors to complete on site compliance induction before coming on site for the first time, renew onsite induction weekly, monthly, annually or at a time that fits your needs.

WhosOnLocation can also receive all of the employee sign in & out information for the purpose of evacuation management bringing together employee, contractor and visitor presence on site.

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Improve your evacuation management by integrating Deputy with WhosOnLocation.

To book in a demonstration for WhosOnLocation please use the link below to choose a time and day that suits your schedule.

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